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HO SD40-2 Diesel Reading Blue Mountain & Northern #3052/DCC

SKU: BLI2722 Category:
UPC Code: 836563027228
Scale: 1/87Discontinued
MSRP: $269.99Minimum Quantity: 1
 

A
BRIEF HISTORICAL OVERVIEW OF THIS MODEL


The
EMD SD40-2 is a 3,000 horsepower (2,240 kW) diesel-electric locomotive
built by General Motors Electro-Motive Division between January 1972
and February 1986. 3,957 examples were built, and every class 1
railroad in North America has operated this locomotive. Part of the EMD
Dash 2 line, the SD40-2 was an upgraded SD40 with modular electronic
control systems, HT-C trucks, and many other detail improvements. The
SD40-2 is one of the best-selling diesel locomotive models of all time.
Broadway Limited Imports is proud to bring to your layout this American
staple locomotive.

 


INDUSTRY
LEADING FEATURES

 
PRODUCT
SPECIFICATIONS

  • ALL-NEW Paragon2 Sound
    & Control System
  • Integral DCC Decoder with Back
    EMF for Industry Best Slow Speed Operation in DC and DCC
  • Precision Drive Mechanism
    engineered for continuous heavy load towing and smooth slow speed
    operation
  • 5-Pole Can Motor with Skew
    Wound Armature
  • Premium Caliber Painting with
    Authentic Paint Schemes
  • Prototypical Light Operation
    with Golden White LED Headlight, and Rear Light
  • Factory Installed Engineer and
    Fireman Figures
  • Near-Brass Caliber Detail at a Plastic Price

 

  • ABS Body with Heavy Die Cast Chassis for Maximum
    Tractive Effort
  • Locomotive Length (coupler to coupler): 
    9.5 inches
  • Locomotive Weight:  1 lb 5 ounces
  • Metal Kadee-compatible Couplers (2)
  • All-wheel Drive and All-wheel Electrical Pick-up
  • Separately Applied Handrails, Windshield Wipers,
    Horn, and Brass Bell
  • Lighted Number Boards
  • See-through Steps
  • Will Operate on Code 70, 83, and 100 rail
  • Recommended Minimum Radius: 18 inches

INDUSTRY
LEADING SOUND SYSTEM FEATURES

  • Operates
    in DC & DCC
    (use DCMaster for DC Sound)
  • Record
    & Play Operation
    – Records and plays back sounds and
    movements once or repeatedly for automatic operation
  • 16-bit
    Sample Rate
    for exceptional high frequency sound clarity
  • Playback
    Whistle
    for multiple whistle lengths and patterns
  • Choice of 3 selectable Whistles
    / Horns
  • Alternate Whistle / Horn where
    applicable for locomotive with air horn and steam whistle – both the
    main whistle and alternate can be easily played
  • Adjustable bell ringing interval
    for faster or slower bell
  • Numerous user-mappable functions
    with available keys
  • Johnson Bar Sound at Direction
    Change (Steam Only)
  • Passenger Station Ambient Sounds
    Controlled with Function Key

  • Freight Yard Ambient Sounds
    Controlled with Function Key

  • Lumber Yard Ambient Sounds
    Controlled with Function Key

  • Farm Ambient Sounds – Controlled
    with Function Key
  • Crew Radio Communications
    Controlled with Function Key

  • Maintenance Yard Ambient Sounds
    – Controlled with Function Key

  • Demo Mode for display and
    demonstrations
  • Grade Crossing Automatic Signal
  • 8 Diesel Motor Revs (Diesel Only)
  • Simple Programming with Integral
    DCC Decoder
  • Automatic Forward / Reverse Signal
    When activated, stopping triggers and stop whistle toot.  When
    moving forward from a stopped position, toots twice.  When
    moving in reverse. toots three times.

  • Engine sound intensity varies
    with load
  • Individually adjustable sound volumes
    for each effect
  • EZ Reset Button for quick return
    to factory default settings

**Specifications on this page subject to change.

Description

A
BRIEF HISTORICAL OVERVIEW OF THIS MODEL


The
EMD SD40-2 is a 3,000 horsepower (2,240 kW) diesel-electric locomotive
built by General Motors Electro-Motive Division between January 1972
and February 1986. 3,957 examples were built, and every class 1
railroad in North America has operated this locomotive. Part of the EMD
Dash 2 line, the SD40-2 was an upgraded SD40 with modular electronic
control systems, HT-C trucks, and many other detail improvements. The
SD40-2 is one of the best-selling diesel locomotive models of all time.
Broadway Limited Imports is proud to bring to your layout this American
staple locomotive.

 


INDUSTRY
LEADING FEATURES

 
PRODUCT
SPECIFICATIONS

  • ALL-NEW Paragon2 Sound
    & Control System
  • Integral DCC Decoder with Back
    EMF for Industry Best Slow Speed Operation in DC and DCC
  • Precision Drive Mechanism
    engineered for continuous heavy load towing and smooth slow speed
    operation
  • 5-Pole Can Motor with Skew
    Wound Armature
  • Premium Caliber Painting with
    Authentic Paint Schemes
  • Prototypical Light Operation
    with Golden White LED Headlight, and Rear Light
  • Factory Installed Engineer and
    Fireman Figures
  • Near-Brass Caliber Detail at a Plastic Price

 

  • ABS Body with Heavy Die Cast Chassis for Maximum
    Tractive Effort
  • Locomotive Length (coupler to coupler): 
    9.5 inches
  • Locomotive Weight:  1 lb 5 ounces
  • Metal Kadee-compatible Couplers (2)
  • All-wheel Drive and All-wheel Electrical Pick-up
  • Separately Applied Handrails, Windshield Wipers,
    Horn, and Brass Bell
  • Lighted Number Boards
  • See-through Steps
  • Will Operate on Code 70, 83, and 100 rail
  • Recommended Minimum Radius: 18 inches

INDUSTRY
LEADING SOUND SYSTEM FEATURES

  • Operates
    in DC & DCC
    (use DCMaster for DC Sound)
  • Record
    & Play Operation
    – Records and plays back sounds and
    movements once or repeatedly for automatic operation
  • 16-bit
    Sample Rate
    for exceptional high frequency sound clarity
  • Playback
    Whistle
    for multiple whistle lengths and patterns
  • Choice of 3 selectable Whistles
    / Horns
  • Alternate Whistle / Horn where
    applicable for locomotive with air horn and steam whistle – both the
    main whistle and alternate can be easily played
  • Adjustable bell ringing interval
    for faster or slower bell
  • Numerous user-mappable functions
    with available keys
  • Johnson Bar Sound at Direction
    Change (Steam Only)
  • Passenger Station Ambient Sounds
    Controlled with Function Key

  • Freight Yard Ambient Sounds
    Controlled with Function Key

  • Lumber Yard Ambient Sounds
    Controlled with Function Key

  • Farm Ambient Sounds – Controlled
    with Function Key
  • Crew Radio Communications
    Controlled with Function Key

  • Maintenance Yard Ambient Sounds
    – Controlled with Function Key

  • Demo Mode for display and
    demonstrations
  • Grade Crossing Automatic Signal
  • 8 Diesel Motor Revs (Diesel Only)
  • Simple Programming with Integral
    DCC Decoder
  • Automatic Forward / Reverse Signal
    When activated, stopping triggers and stop whistle toot.  When
    moving forward from a stopped position, toots twice.  When
    moving in reverse. toots three times.

  • Engine sound intensity varies
    with load
  • Individually adjustable sound volumes
    for each effect
  • EZ Reset Button for quick return
    to factory default settings

**Specifications on this page subject to change.